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English definition of “be all ears”

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be all ears

to be waiting eagerly to hear about something: I'm all ears - tell us what they had to say.
Translations of “be all ears”
in Chinese (Traditional) 全神貫注地聽, 洗耳恭聽…
in Chinese (Simplified) 全神贯注地听, 洗耳恭听…
(Definition of be all ears from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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